You can do all things (including planning a wedding) in a state of ease and grace. It doesn’t have to be stressful and overwhelming. And it’s within your power to choose.
Here Are My Top 5 Tips On How To Plan A Love-Fest With Ease And Grace
1. Make Lists And Spreadsheets
Taking the time to get organized pays off. When you’re planning the day of your dreams, there are so many little bits and pieces to think about. So getting everything out of your head and onto paper is essential to make sure you don’t forget things, and to keep your mind calm and clear. I used Google docs, and anyone who was involved had access to the documents, which saved so much time and messiness with back and forth emails.
2. Ask For Support
Some of us find it really difficult to ask for help. We feel like we “should” be able to cope on our own. But that’s really just your Mean Girl tapping into your fears and keeping you small. The truth is, asking for help is healthy, it keeps you balanced, and it means you’re never alone. Not to mention, it makes the planning process that much more special when you’ve got your loved ones involved. My sister-in-law, mother and mother-in-law were AMAZING throughout the whole process. They were always so helpful and supportive, and I feel beyond grateful to have these beautiful women in my life.
3. Only Work On Wedding Stuff When You Are In A Calm And Relaxed State
You don’t want to bring stressed-out energy into your wedding. Like I mentioned above, if you’re feeling frazzled, take a break, change the picture, and revisit wedding stuff later when you’re in a better heart-space.
I know with something as big as planning your own wedding, your Mean Girl really wants to get her control freak pants on. But remember darling: you can’t do everything. That’s not weakness, that’s reality. Letting go of some of the finer details might seem scary at first, but it allows you to focus on the bigger picture and the ultimate meaning behind your special day. I didn’t have bridesmaids, so I delegated jobs to the trio of amazing women I mentioned above, who were pumped to help out.
5. Work With People Who Are Aligned
This is essential to creating a day that truly reflects you and your partner. My darling husband and I knew that we wanted to create an experience that was steeped in love and that radiated the beautiful, conscious energy that fuels our everyday lives. Everyone who worked on our wedding was 100% aligned with our vision. From the photographer to the catering company, the videographers, the stylists, everyone. Our dream team of helpers all knew each other already (or have since become good friends) and truly believed in what we were trying to create. When you’re assembling your own crew, speak your truth, use your intuition, and go with your gut.
Now it’s over to you, gorgeous...
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